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Empire of the air [video] : the men who made radio part 1 / America's history & culture #152.

Author: Ken BurnsMorgan WessonTom LewisGeoffrey C WardJason RobardsAll authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Video, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English : PBS Video index versionView all editions and formats
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The story of radio from the perspective of the men who shared in its invention: Lee de Forest, Edwin Howard Armstrong and David Sarnoff.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Lee De Forest; Edwin H Armstrong; David Sarnoff; Edwin H Armstrong; Lee De Forest; David Sarnoff
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ken Burns; Morgan Wesson; Tom Lewis; Geoffrey C Ward; Jason Robards; Florentine Films.; PBS Video.
ISBN: 0793606446 9780793606443
OCLC Number: 183444957
Language Note: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Originally broadcast as a television program in 1991.
Based on the book, Empire of the air by Tom Lewis.
PBS Video: XAMR-DX1.
Credits: Narrated by Jason Robards ; edited by Paul Barnes ; cinematography by Ken Burns, Buddy Squires, Allen Moore.
Description: videocassettes (VHS) (60 min.) : sd., b&w with col. sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.

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The story of radio from the perspective of the men who shared in its invention: Lee de Forest, Edwin Howard Armstrong and David Sarnoff.

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